Oct 202013
 

Popular guide to options pricing and position sizing for quant tradersIn this second edition of this bestselling book, Sinclair offers a quantitative model for measuring volatility in order to gain an edge in everyday option trading endeavors. With an accessible, straightforward approach, he guides traders through the basics of option pricing, volatility measurement, hedging, money management, and trade evaluation. This new edition includes new chapters on the dynamics of realized and implied volatilities, trading the variance premium and using options to trade special situations in equity markets.Filled with volatility models including brand new option trades for quant tradersOptions trader Euan Sinclair specializes in the design and implementation of quantitative trading strategies Volatility Trading, Second Edition + Website outlines strategies for defining a true edge in the market using options to trade volatility profitably.
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Volatility Trading, + Website (Wiley Trading)
Oct 192013
 

A top options trader details a practical approach for pricing and trading options in any market conditionThe options market is always changing, and in order to keep up with it you need the greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega, and rho—which are the best techniques for valuing options and executing trades regardless of market conditions. In the Second Edition of Trading Options Greeks, veteran options trader Dan Pasarelli puts these tools in perspective by offering fresh insights on option trading and valuation.An essential guide for both professional and aspiring traders, this book explains the greeks in a straightforward and accessible style. It skillfully shows how they can be used to facilitate trading strategies that seek to profit from volatility, time decay, or changes in interest rates. Along the way, it makes use of new charts and examples, and discusses how the proper application of the greeks can lead to more accurate pricing and trading as well as alert you to a range of oth
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Trading Options Greeks: How Time, Volatility, and Other Pricing Factors Drive Profits (Bloomberg Financial)
Aug 072013
 

97% of options traders lose money. Professional trader Larry Connors shares his best options trading strategies with you to help you avoid being just another losing trader. By exploiting stock splits and pricing inefficiencies as well as applying his own strategy, the Connors VIX Reversal, Larry delivers 4 powerful options methodologies that move the odds decidedly in your favor. In addition, Larry also provides you with the latest research on the little-known, but powerful indicator, historical volatility. From concept to action, Larry explains to you step-by-step how to best use historical volatility to conquer the futures, stock, and options markets.
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The Best of the Professional Traders Journal: Options Trading and Volatility Trading
Aug 052013
 

An A to Z options trading guide for the new millennium and the new economyWritten by professional trader and quantitative analyst Euan Sinclair, Option Trading is a comprehensive guide to this discipline covering everything from historical background, contract types, and market structure to volatility measurement, forecasting, and hedging techniques.This comprehensive guide presents the detail and practical information that professional option traders need, whether they're using options to hedge, manage money, arbitrage, or engage in structured finance deals. It contains information essential to anyone in this field, including option pricing and price forecasting, the Greeks, implied volatility, volatility measurement and forecasting, and specific option strategies.Explains how to break down a typical position, and repair positionsOther titles by Sinclair: Volatility TradingAddresses the various concerns of the professional options traderOption trading will continue to be an important
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Option Trading: Pricing and Volatility Strategies and Techniques (Wiley Trading)
Aug 032013
 

Option master David Caplan reveals how option volatility . . .- Accurately indicates market tops Ft bottoms- Signals which option strategy is best to use- Indicates whether options should be bought or sold- Can be used to increase your probability of profitPlus - discover high-powered strategies for...- Exploiting option market inefficiencies- Using neutral option strategies to trade like a "bookie"- Recognizing and increasing returns by selling overvalued options,- Using "special circumstances" and trading range markets to your advantage- Benefiting from reliable seasonal tendencies in volatility- Volatility charts of the futures' options markets, methods used most frequently by top options traders, common mistakes to avoid - and much more! "For the first time an "insider" has revealed the "secret" of the professional option traders who well "overvalued" options to unsuspecting public traders."-Ken Trester, author of The Complete Option Player"As a professional option trader, I found
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The New Option Secret - Volatility: The Weapon of the Professional Trader and the Most Important Indicator in Option Trading
Aug 022013
 

One of the most widely read books among active option traders around the world, Option Volatility & Pricing has been completely updated to reflect the most current developments and trends in option products and trading strategies. Featuring: Pricing models Volatility considerations Basic and advanced trading strategies Risk management techniques And more! Written in a clear, easy-to-understand fashion, Option Volatility & Pricing points out the key concepts essential to successful trading. Drawing on his experience as a professional trader, author Sheldon Natenberg examines both the theory and reality of option trading. He presents the foundations of option theory explaining how this theory can be used to identify and exploit trading opportunities. Option Volatility & Pricing teaches you to use a wide variety of trading strategies and shows you how to select the strategy that best fits your view of market conditions and individual risk tolerance. New sections include: Expanded
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Option Volatility & Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques
Jul 242013
 

Top options expert Larry Shover returns to discuss how to interpret, and profit from, market volatilityTrading Options in Turbulent Markets, Second Edition skillfully explains the intricacies of options volatility and shows you how to use options to cope, and profit from, market turbulence. Throughout this new edition, options expert Larry Shover reveals how to use historical volatility to predict future volatility for a security and addresses how you can utilize that knowledge to make better trading decisions.Along the way, he also defines the so-called Greeks—delta, vega, theta, and gamma—and explains what drives their values and their relationship to historic and implied volatility. Shover then provides effective strategies for trading options contracts in uncertain times, addressing the decision-making process and how to trade objectively in the face of unpredictable and irrational market moves.Includes a new chapter of the VIX, more advanced material on volatility suitable for
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Trading Options in Turbulent Markets: Master Uncertainty through Active Volatility Management (Bloomberg Financial)